The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Vista skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Vista
Rank 228 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 15 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 1.55% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 26
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£175 £190 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +42.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.45 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £21.10 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Windows Vista
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2258 2135 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.61% 24.51% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1067 876
Average daily rate £329 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 234 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Windows Vista
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Vista Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows Vista Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows Vista
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista across the South East region.

Windows Vista Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -9 4 £140 - 6
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £168 -11.84% 3
Surrey -1 3 - - 2
Kent - 3 £194 - 1
Berkshire +3 2 £425 +70.00%
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Windows Vista
England

Windows Vista
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (41.94%) Windows XP
5 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
6 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
8 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) Windows 8
10 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
10 16 (25.81%) MS Office
11 15 (24.19%) VMware
11 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
13 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
13 12 (19.35%) Application Packaging
14 11 (17.74%) UNIX
15 10 (16.13%) MSI
16 9 (14.52%) Sophos
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (12.90%) Security Management
17 8 (12.90%) Citrix
17 8 (12.90%) InstallShield
17 8 (12.90%) McAfee
17 8 (12.90%) Solaris
17 8 (12.90%) Windows 2000
17 8 (12.90%) MCSE
17 8 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
17 8 (12.90%) Lumension

Windows Vista
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Vista. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
1 16 (25.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Network Security
1 4 (6.45%) X.400
1 4 (6.45%) X.500
2 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) S/MIME
2 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.23%) SMS
3 2 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.61%) Firewall
4 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) 3G
4 1 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (1.61%) Broadband
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MSI
2 8 (12.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.23%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.61%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.45%) Military
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Architect
4 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.29%) Applications Packager
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) IT Support
6 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
6 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.61%) Life Science
3 1 (1.61%) NGOSS
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 26 (41.94%) Windows XP
5 23 (37.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (32.26%) Windows 8
7 11 (17.74%) UNIX
8 8 (12.90%) Solaris
8 8 (12.90%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.61%) Linux
11 1 (1.61%) Android
11 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Security Management
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (4.84%) Service Management
3 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
4 2 (3.23%) V-Model
4 2 (3.23%) CRM
4 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.23%) Scrum
4 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.61%) eTOM
5 1 (1.61%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (1.61%) Validation
5 1 (1.61%) Migration
5 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.61%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.61%) Time Management
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) C
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) VBScript
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.90%) MCSE
6 7 (11.29%) MCITP
7 6 (9.68%) MCP
8 4 (6.45%) MCSA
8 4 (6.45%) MCDST
8 4 (6.45%) MCTS
9 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.23%) ISEB
9 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.61%) MOS
10 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.23%) OVSD
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Sophos
4 8 (12.90%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) McAfee
4 8 (12.90%) Lumension
5 4 (6.45%) Kaseya
6 3 (4.84%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) Adobe
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) Google
8 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.61%) Toshiba
8 1 (1.61%) Infovista
8 1 (1.61%) Lotus
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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